When Is National Shutdown Day?

The internet history of Shutdown Day

14th of April is National Shutdown Day

  First detected on the 14th of April 2015

  128 tweets

Is It Shutdown Day Today?

It's Shutdown day on the 14th of April.

The most recent detection of references to Shutdown Day was 6 years ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 14th of April. In total we detected 104 total unique days being shared such as Reach As High As You Can Day which had 2,828 people talking about it, or Law Enforcement Appreciation Day having 2,663 tweets.

How Is The Date For Shutdown Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Shutdown Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on April 14, 2015 across social media making references to 'Shutdown Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Library Workers, Dolphin or Pecan Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Shutdown Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!

I'd Like To Promote National Shutdown Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Shutdown Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Shutdown Day's visibility.

Can I Register Shutdown Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Shutdown day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.

Is it National Shutdown Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.

We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Shutdown day to show how people feel about Shutdown. See if people like Shutdown here.
We're detecting how Shutdown affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Shutdown affects company share prices.

Hang On, It Was National Shutdown Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Shutdown Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Shutdown Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Shutdown day, then the date shown for National Shutdown Day, could come up twice :D

We have also detected mentions of Shutdown day on;

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National Shutdown Day

It's Shutdown Day
On April 14th

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National Shutdown Day, on the 14th of April

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